The Big Think

January 26, 2005

Not A Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster

Filed under: Space — jasony @ 9:50 am

…. but not a bad tribute anyway:

“MSNBC is reporting that an asteroid has been named after Douglas Adams of Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy fame. Fittingly, the asteroid carried the provisional designation 2001 DA42, thus commemorating the year of his untimely death, containing his initials, and incorporating the famous answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything. This seems like a fitting tribute to me.”

He sure was a hoopy frood.
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